Best Practice

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Released: 06/2008

Drowning in Paperwork: Distracted From Purpose examined grantmakers application and reporting practices and their impact on grantmakers and grantseekers.

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Released: 05/2007

Information and data on Michigan foundations and corporate giving programs along with helpful tips on researching, applying and getting grants.

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Released: 01/2008

New to philanthropy? Learn the basics with our helpful glossary of philanthropic terms, compiled from the very best resources on the Web.

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Released: 11/2010

A guide provided by the IRS outlining the law and its restrictions, detail reporting requirements, IRS forms that must be filed, and a summary of record keeping obligations for private foundations.

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Released: 01/2008

Do you know if your communications are working? Have you ever asked? If the answer to both questions is “no,” you’re not alone.

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Audience: All Members



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Released: 09/2013

The Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide was created to help organizations determine what results and benefits can be reasonably expect from social media, with a workbook to guide organizations through the process of identifying the right channels for different goals.

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Released: 05/2006

Why do so many presentations fail to engage, educate, or persuade? Drawing from unprecedented research on nonprofit presentations, this book provides the answers.

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Released: 11/2013

The NNFS is led by a Steering Committee comprised of fiscal sponsors from across the country. The website includes best practices, guidelines for funders, resources for learning and more.

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Released: 11/2013

Best practices are operational standards for community foundation YACs and YACers to make the YAC organization and its members the most effective grantmakers and community leaders possible

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Audience: Youth Grantmakers



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Released: 07/2009

We are pleased to provide the following resources available to members to use as they analyze their ability to meet future CGA obligations.

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